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Tuesday Wine: Big Reds and Boxed Wine

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This week, I’m reviewing a favorite red of mine and…wait for it…a boxed wine.  Now before anyone gets all bent outta shape over wine in a box, take the time to read the review and try some for yourself.  You may be surprised how good (and convenient) boxed wines are.

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Tuesday Wine: Spanish Reds for the Last Days of Summer

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Even though Summer’s coming to a close, there’s plenty of time left to fire up the grill.  We’re reviewed two Spanish reds this week to try and find a good accompaniments to an end-of-summer feast “a la parrilla”.  The first is a Red Crianza from El Coto in the Rioja region of Spain followed by a red table wine from Protocolo.

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Tuesday Wine: Screw Top Snobbery

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It seems that more and more wine makers are using screw tops these days.  As the debate continues over whether or not the world is truly running out of cork trees, so continues my search for good, affordable wines.  I’ll readily admit that although practical, screw tops aren’t as romantic as real cork.  There’s something romantic and exciting about that “pop” sound as a cork is freed from its bottle.  Which option is better or more sustainable –  Who knows?  But I do know that we’ve found two good wines with lowbrow screw tops that hold their own: Banrock Station Shiraz/Cabernet and Ass Kisser Red Wine (seriously, that’s the name).  So before you turn up your nose at the screw top, try these two Tuesday Wines.  You won’t be sorry.

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Tuesday Wine: A Saturday Night Splurge

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To shake things up a little this week, I thought I’d review a couple Non-Tuesday Wines.  By that I mean that these two wines are $25 or more per bottle.  Why not splurge a little every now and then when you’re celebrating a birthday, a promotion or even just the fact that it’s Saturday and you’re not at work?  We treated ourselves this weekend to two great reds: Henry Drive’s Shiraz and a Cabernet Franc from Monte de Oro.  Enjoy!

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